Declan Murphy starts tipping career

PUBLISHED : Monday, 17 January, 1994, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 17 January, 1994, 12:00am

TOP jockey Declan Murphy started his Racing Post tipping career in sensational form at Sha Tin yesterday with an 882-1 four-timer for his followers.

Murphy, an Eclipse Award-winning rider in the United States before spending five accomplished years riding in the territory, is now the leading jockey in Macau.

But he remains right on top of the local form and is clearly a dab hand at finding those all-important winners, making Lawrie Fownes' Sunday Cruise his 7-1 best bet of the meeting and nominating Neville Begg's Magic Joy as the main danger for a lucrative 24-1 quinella.

He also weighed in with 9-1 winner Asian Glory, Mehrban at 4-1 and Happy Guy at 7-2.

It all goes to underline one thing - as far as racing goes there's only one team in town.....the Racing Post.